The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 7.81% 8.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 57.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
OSPF
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.19% 14.58% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 10
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +69.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bridgend region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Bridgend

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) ADSL
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) PPP
1 5 (100.00%) RIP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OpenView
1 5 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia
1 5 (100.00%) FDDI
1 5 (100.00%) 3Com
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) PPP
1 5 (100.00%) RIP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) ADSL
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) FDDI
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) PBX
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) OpenView
1 5 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
1 5 (100.00%) 3Com
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) Siemens
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft